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Old 07-07-2010, 10:49 AM
 
Location: Up on the moon laughing down on you
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lol, don't be jealous Al.
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Old 07-07-2010, 10:50 AM
 
Location: Houston (Memorial) and Western NC
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Love Atlanta, but Houston has places that look like everyone of those pictures...except for the tract home architecture of East Atlanta Village..and of course the rolling hills and 4 seasons.
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Old 07-07-2010, 10:52 AM
 
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lol, we have places just as good
ummm no. we don't
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Old 07-07-2010, 10:58 AM
 
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ummm no. we don't
I just posted some go check the previous page.

you need to get out more. there is more to life than staying home watching fox
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Old 07-07-2010, 11:08 AM
 
Location: America
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ummm no. we don't
exactly. there is really nothing in houston like atlantic station, technology square, pemberton place, the emory area, etc (some areas come close, but not quite). and while houston does have as many of the historic intown communities that atlanta does, none are as beautiful in my opinion
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Old 07-07-2010, 11:16 AM
 
Location: Savannah GA
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I just posted some go check the previous page.
OH NO! Not another picture war ... LOL! That wasn't my intent. But I did mean to point out that all those ATL pics show either older established neighborhoods that have gone through serious gentrification (L5P, Va-Ha, Ansley Park, Midtown), or new in-fill housing (East Atlanta, Midtown West, Sweet Auburn, Atlantic Station) where NO housing existed before. I think it shows how Atlanta's attempts at urban renewal through special zoning districts is working.

MY FAVORITE OF ALL: ATLANTIC STATION IN WEST MIDTOWN (used to be a steel mill):

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Old 07-07-2010, 11:16 AM
 
Location: America
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lol, we have places just as good
close, but not really. i do however think the area around discovery green is really starting to look very dapper.

but that last shot of downtown looks butt ugly

try these on for size:
MIDTOWN ATLANTA

piedmont park - midtown 2 on Flickr - Photo Sharing! (http://www.flickr.com/photos/hipperspective/1233334094/ - broken link)

http://www.flickr.com/photos/kajjers/2203984291/ (broken link)
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Old 07-07-2010, 11:27 AM
 
Location: America
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BUCKHEAD

ATLANTA on Flickr - Photo Sharing! (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24602237@N02/3333298387/ - broken link)


Buckhead Highrises on Flickr - Photo Sharing! (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jbtuohy/3802210495/ - broken link)
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Old 07-07-2010, 11:49 AM
 
Location: Up on the moon laughing down on you
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posting pictures proves nothing Al. You post some pictures, I post prettier ones, you post some more, Then I will post pretty ones too. It just doesn't support you claim that zoning makes a city more attractive.
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Old 07-07-2010, 11:51 AM
 
Location: Up on the moon laughing down on you
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and the last shot was of mid town not downtown
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